30 Nov 2012

Best of the Week - 30 November 2012

From Best Of The Week, 12:00 pm on 30 November 2012

Highlights from Radio New Zealand National's programmes for the week ending Friday 23 November. This week ...... the red carpet is rolled out in Wellington for the world premier of the first of The Hobbit movies - we hear from Sir Peter Jackson as to why it had to be a trilogy, What's the kick-back for a city that hosts the Olympic Games and other big sports events, and how are small nations going to compete with the funding for elite sports that happens in richer countries? A mission to track down the families of over 100 soldiers who fought in the First World War using some old glass negatives found in an attic cupboard! The life of one of the country's earliest women aviators, and an interview with William Roache who'se about to enter his fifty-third year playing Coronation Street's Ken Barlow